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Trump is fifth president to skip the inauguration. Who were the others?

January 20, 2021 | 2:05 PM GMT
Presidential inaugurations are meant to be bipartisan and unifying. President Trump is the first outgoing president in 152 years to refuse to attend the inauguration of his successor.